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In the Journal of The Clan Campbe3ll Society (NA), Volume 26, Winter
1999, Number 1, on page 44 in the Library Report there is an item that could
be misleading for some. It is in the French F. Campbell, Jr., Campbell
Family History. In the Kanawha River County of Virginia (WVa) there was a
John Campbell, he was born: March 5, 1758 and died: May 18, 1840. He
married: Nancy Hughes. His last son named Robert was born: in 1808 and
died: May 27, 1891. He married: Eliza Jane Walkup.
The John Campbell and George Robert Campbell in the Journal are not any
relation of these Campbell.
Great, Great, Great, Great-Grandson Joseph Campbell
From the 1100,s until now new years day 1999 we have been a family
From our genesis with Eve and Gillespic we have grown from these two to
hundreds of thousands some say millions. From Sir Neil Campbell at
Bannockburn to the Campbells who fought on both sides at the battle of
Culloden we have helped sustain
Scotland. From then until now we have helped not only Great Britain but we
frontiered the English speaking world, the United States,Canada and Australia.
Campbells have fought and died in the wars of all these nations. When the war
was over we helped make the peace. May we continue to make peace in the
Happy New Year 1999 from David Campbell to you
Seeking information on Campbells of Jefferson and Greene ( and
Washington) Counties TN. This would include the Campbells of RIVERDALE
on the French Broad River in TN (just northeast of Knoxville). I am
trying to tie a John W. Campbell (b abt 1830) to this line.
Here are documents on Maj. Patrick Campbell, Revolutionary Highland
Major Patrick Campbell (2nd) 71st Regiment of Foot
Patrick Campbell was a man of high birth and noble character. The
following papers which were found among the records of his son will serve
to give an insight into his personality:
At this time an officer's position in an English Regiment was a piece of
property that was bought and sold. The following is the story of the
transaction by which Patrick Campbell acquired the rank of Major in this
New York, 27 January, 1781. Received from Capt. Patrick Campbell, 71 Regt.
Bills for Eleven Hundred pounds sterling which is in full of all demand
upon him for price of (his release). has this day given his parole to
return from New York when demand(ed). My majority in the 71st Regt.
Likewise received letters upon his agent directing him to pay the interest
upon the same from 6th of November, 1778, as witness my hand, Duncan
MacPherson. Captain <. Col. 3d F. Guards.
Captain Campbell was captured by the American forces and paroled. The
following is the copy of his parole as found among the papers of his son:
These may certify that in pursuance of his excellency the
Commander-in-chief's orders for the purpose, Capt. Patick Campbell of the
71st British Regt. has this day given his parole to return from New York
when demanded by the Commander-n Chief unless exchanged for an officer in
captivity with the British forces in New York of equal rank with him. In
consequences of which parole, given by him to Dutch Governor Bowne of
Rhode Island is to be of no effect, he having fulfilled the provisions of
it... Given at Commissioner of Province Office 21 February 1780, Abm.
Skinner. D. Com. Genl. Pris.
Thereupon, his parole was cancelled as follows:-To whom it may concern. I
do certify that Captain Campbell of 71st Regt. was regularly exchanged for
Captain John Willis of 2nd Virginia Regt. at New York the 25th day of
Jas. Loving, Com. Genl. Pris.
DUNCAN PEARSALL CAMPBELL
Sometime after the death of his father and mother (Sarah Pearsall
Campbell) Duncan Pearsall Campbell became entitled to a share of his
deceased grandfather's estate in Scotland. So he forwarded a paper
entitled, A statement of the claim of Duncan Pearsall Campbell of New
York, son of Major Patrick Campbell, late of the 71st Regiment of Foot who
was the son of Duncan Campbell of Barcaldine, the grandfather of the
[A note to this effect was among the papers of the Pearsall family now in
the Pearsall Collection at the New York Public Library]
Papers in the Pearsall Collection, New York Public Library
"No matter where you've been --- here you are."
I am interested in learning about my maternal grandparents, Alexander
Campbell and Mary O'Connor. They lived in County Fermanagh, perhaps
near Beagh (also known as Bigh), Coa (near Enniskillen). Their
children were Catherine (my mother), Patrick, Alexander, John, Mary
Ann, Hugh, Brigid, Magdalen, and Charles. Alexander Campbell's
mother's maiden name (my mother's paternal grandmother) was Bowers.
Mary O'Connor's mother's maiden name (my mother's maternal
grandmother) was Carolan. Catherine (my mother) was born in 1890.
She emigrated to the U.S., where she married James McCann (my father,
who also was born in Fermanagh). Her brothers Patrick and Alexander
also emigrated to the U.S.; Patrick married Catherine Donnelly;
Alexander married Julia Cronin. I would greatly appreciate any
information that anyone may have about my maternal grandparents and
I'm searching for DELMOUNT and PERMELIA (BENNETT) CAMPBELL. I know very
little about them except where they are buried. Their children are MARTHA,
ESTHER,b.1825 ELLEN AND JAMES, b.1831. They lived in Durand township,
Winnebago County, Illinois around 1865 as this is when Martha died there.
Would appreciate all and any info on this family. Thanks so much. Lori
Here's what I know about JKP Campbell. If anything rings a bell, please
respond. Thanking you in advance for your attention.
Chronology of James Knox Polk Campbell (abbreviated JKPC)
1. 16 August 1827, born in "Nashville", TN, parents born in NC (according
to later US Census records)
2. Article in Columbia Herald, 12 Jan 1871, History of Presbyterian Church
of Columbia, TN. In the article was a copy of an earlier record, dated
November 1847, JKP Campbell pledges $10 for the purpose of erecting a
"house of worship for the Presbyterian Church in the town of Columbia".
3. US Census, Maury County, TN, JKP Campbell resident in Columbia, age 26,
with two housemates, Lem H. Philips, age 28, Edwd. W. Dale, age 20.
4. 29 December 1857, married to Ellen Farrington in Brandon, VT.
5. 1858, letters from JKPC to father-in-law, Col. Franklin Farrington
(abbreviated Col.FF). Letters sent from Washington, D.C.
6. 20 October 1859, letter from JKPC to Col.FF from near San Antonio, TX,
concerning financing of a ranching venture.
7. 1859, listed in the Official Register of Officers and Agents in the
Service of the United States, as a Class 3 Clerk in the Post Office
Department, employed in Washington, D.C., born in TN, appointed in TN,
8. 10 Jan 1860, letter from JKPC to Col. FF, sent from Oakland Ranch, TX,
concerning financing of a ranching venture.
9. 1860, letters from JKPC to Col.FF, from Washington, D.C.
10. 1860-1861, Oakland Ranch (near San Antonio, TX) letters from JKPC to
Col.FF regarding news of and financing of ranching venture.
11. 25 October 1861, San Antonio, TX, recommended by Col. Garland, for
appointment as Comsy. Officer in Confederate Army.
12. 24 August 1862, assigned Capt, Army of Confederate States, 6th Texas
Infty. At Camp Holmes, near Pine Bluff, Ark.
13. 2 December 1862, promoted to Major.
14. 7 January 1863, assigned to Gen. T.J.Churchill, Cmdr Arkansas Post.
15. 11 January, 1863, captured by Union Army at Battle of Arkansas Post
16. 1863, letters from JKPC to Col.FF from prison camp asking for money to
help endure the hardships of capture.
17. 29 April 1863, exchanged at Ft. Delaware, Del.
18. 19 November 1865, letter from JKPC to Col.FF from Paris, Lamar Co, TX,
lamenting the conditions at Paris, at that time 100 miles from nearest Post
Office (in Jefferson) and conditions following end of Civil War.
19. 1865-1875, letters from JKPC to Col.FF about business deals and such.
20. 8 April, 1882, letter from Senate Chamber, XVIIth Legislature, Austin,
TX, regarding case of G.G.Wright vs JKP Campbell and a bill to address a
decision of the Commissioners of Appeals about a payment dispute.
21. Undated but about the same time, JKPC letter to Col.FF in letter with
return address from Maxey, Lightfoot and Denton, Paris, TX, regarding the
case of Maj. W.B.Wright (related to G.G.Wright?) and the payment and loss
of title of land at the Red River farm. Apparently the dispute dated back
to 1872 or so. .
I am looking for information on John M (may be McCamey) Campbell, born in
Tennessee. He married Mahaly (Mahala)? and had children Green (may be
Greenville) born abt 1845 that married Margaret Dodson/Dotson in 1868;
Franklin Campbell born abt 1849; Nancy C. Campbell born abt 1856; and
Malinda Campbell, born abt 1851. There were in Marion County Arkansas at
least during 1880-1900. Green was born in Tennessee. If anyone is
researching this line or has information, please contact me.
Would the person who just sent me a msg re the member of the Allison
family who married Jane Campbell, daughter of Alexander Campbell (d.
1758), please retransmit same. I inadvertently deleted the original.
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this isn't my John M.Campbell but maybe someones.....
History of Indian Territory
J. L. CAMPBELL
Texas has furnished many of the leading residents of the Indian Territory,
among which number is J. L. Campbell, who now resides in Minco. He was born
in the town of Morgan, Bosque County, Texas, on the 17th of July 1872, and is
a son of J. M. Campbell. The public schools of his native state afforded the
educational privileges which he enjoyed in his youth and which fitted him for
life's practical duties. In 1888 he came to the Territory settling in the
Chickasaw nation, where he has resided continuously since, covering a period
of thirteen consecutive years. He is a very successful farmer and stockman
and is the owner of thirty-one hundred and thirty acres, all but ten acres of
which are under cultivation; and he has two thousand acres in pasture, and
keeps on hand about eight hundred head of cattle. In addition to his
agricultural pursuits Mr. Campbell does an extensive business as a contractor
and hauling and building tanks. It is evident at a glance that a large force
of men are necessary to cultivate his extensive farm and care for his stock.
He keeps his place in good condition and the work of improvement and progress
is being continually carried forward and attended with prosperity.
On the 22 of January 1893, Mr. Campbell was united in marriage to Miss Annie
Catherine Denny, a native of Burlington, Kansas, and a daughter of George and
Kate Denny. Four children grace their marriage: Charlie, George, Henry Lee,
Irene and Francis. They are also rearing a girl named Pearl Snyder. They
have a pleasant home in Minco and enjoy the friendship of a large circle of
acquaintances by whom they are held in high esteem.
Hoping someone might can use this info. it wasn't my John M.Campbell but
Here's the book info:
Descriptive Biographical and Genealogical
Landed Estates, Country Seats Etc.
With a General History of the Territory
In one Volume. . . Illustrated
The Lewis Publishing Company
New York and Chicago 1901
I find no ISBN #.
History of Indian Territory
J. M. CAMPBELL
Almost every state in the nation has furnished its representatives to the
Indian Territory among the prominent men who are now enumerated among the
successful and enterprising citizens of the Chickasaw nation is J. M.
Campbell, who was born in Louisiana on the 14th of October 1847. His father,
L. J. Campbell, was a native of Wayne County, Mississippi, and served for
about three years in the Confederate army. He was a farmer by occupation,
following that pursuit throughout his active business career. His death
occurred in the Choctaw nation. His wife, who bore the maiden name of Ellen
Foster, was a native of Holmes County, Mississippi, and their marriage was
celebrated in Louisiana, after which they removed to Texas and subsequently
came to the Choctaw nation at an early period in its development. Mrs.
Campbell was a daughter of James Foster, a Choctaw Indian, who died on Little
Black Creek, in Mississippi. The marriage of the parents of our subject
resulted in the birth of seven children, of whom four are now living. Mrs.
Campbell died near Paris, Texas.
In taking up the personal history of J. M. Campbell we present to our readers
the life record of one who has a wide acquaintance in this portion of the
country. He was educated in the common schools of Texas and came to the
territory about 1880, locating in the Choctaw nation, whence he afterward
returned to Texas. In 1888 he came to the Chickasaw nation, locating on a
ranch of about eighteen thousand acres, where he carries on an extensive
cattle business. He and his son became owners of about nineteen hundred head
of cattle, and employ a number of cowboys to care for the same. Their
business interests, conducted on a very large scale, have proved profitable
and remunerative, and our subject is now numbered among the men of affluence
in the community.
On the 31st of October 1867, Mr. Campbell was united in marriage to Miss
Frances Furge, a native of Morgan County, Texas, and unto them have been born
eleven children: Annie, wife of William Jones, of Carlsbad, New Mexico;
Ellen, wife of Ed White, of Chickasha; J. L. a farmer and cattle man of
Minco; Charles, who also follows the same line of business; Tom, who is
engaged in farming and stock dealing; Molly, wife of Mils Bedingfield, an
agriculturist of Minco; Maggie, wife of Frank Jones, of Carlsbad New Mexico;
Sam Sullivan, Winnie, William and Dillars, all of whom are yet with their
parents. The family are members of the Christian church, and the members of
the household occupy an enviable position in the social circles in which they
move. In his fraternal relations Mr. Campbell is a Knight of Pythias,
belonging to the lodge at Minco. His business interests are very extensive,
and in their control he displays marked executive force and keen
discrimination, combined with unflagging industry.
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